Meet Helen Atwood, Head of Southwark Giving
“Anyone who gives anything has done a generous act and the only response should be one of genuine gratitude. It has come from someone’s heart,” says Helen Atwood, head of Southwark Giving.
Meet Jock Stark of Jock Stark & Son Fruitiers
Jock Stark is Borough Market’s longest standing trader. A bear of a man in a flat cap and cable knit jumper, the seventy-year-old has not lost his Glaswegian accent despite 55 years living south of the border. Even when he is talking in Cockney rhyming slang.
Meet Sherry Loh, Alexander Technique teacher
Clients walk into Sherry Loh’s artfully decorated loft apartment with back pain, they walk out feeling two inches taller. The Alexander Technique practitioner has been helping SE1 sort out its postural problems for over five years. Her clients include actors, city workers, hospital staff, and especially people with RSI, joint and muscle pain.
“This is my vision: I foresee the tower as a vertical city, for thousands of people to work in and enjoy, and for millions to take to their heart.”
The story of The Shard: from a 1970s office block to one of the world’s most recognisable buildings